A Westland man has received a 27- to 60-year prison sentence in the beating death of his 3-month-old son.
Just hours before his trial was scheduled to begin, a Ypsilanti Township man accepted a plea deal in the death of his girlfriend’s 1-year-old son.
“Neighbors were surprised there was a child in the house .. It was shocking to them,” police said.
Said Rep. Bill Rodgers: “…when kids live without fear they can be anything, they can do anything that they want.”
Verizon Wireless donated $5,000 to CARE House of Oakland County, which provides programs and services for children and families to help prevent child abuse and neglect.
Deedra Pitts was arraigned Wednesday in 36th District Court, charged with fourth-degree child abuse.
A Westland man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the beating death of his 3-month-old son.
A 21-year-old Lansing woman convicted of murder in the beating death of her 2-year-old son has been sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison.
A 63-year-old grandmother who stood trial three earlier times in the bathtub drowning of her 4-year-old grandson has been convicted of first-degree murder in her fourth trial.
A 23-year-old southern Michigan woman has been sentenced to three to 15 years in prison in the death of her 5-month-old daughter.